3 Perspectives – Periscope a game changer?
May 11th, 2015 by Matt Roberts
3 Perspectives looks at the new live-streaming app, Periscope owned by Twitter. The app launched just over a month ago has already trumped Meerkat. Deloitte Centre for the Edge’s Peter Williams and Eddie Harran along with RMIT University Associate Professor Dr Steffen P. Walz share their perspectives on the app. Do they think it’s a potential game changer in the market?
Connecting Workforces Through Mobile and Social
July 16th, 2014 by Peter Williams
For many years email has been the dominant method of internal communication for most organisations. However we still see many organisations that only have a small percentage of their workforce on the corporate email system, in particular those with large field forces or staff working on the “shop floor”. Intranets and more recently Enterprise Social Networks have become a key part of the mix but again many employees who don’t spend their day in front of a computer screen are excluded. This can make things difficult for Business to Employee communication and the notion of Employee to Employee communication and collaboration is a pipedream.
The Evolution of the Better Health Channel
June 17th, 2014 by Chris van Raay
This year we see the release of the third major version of the Better Health Channel iOS application. The app, designed and built for the Department of Health (Victoria) by Deloitte Digital and originally released in 2011, is a great example of the evolution of an app. As consumer expectations grow and the global design aesthetic shifts, the Department of Health have kept on building upon their successes, making Victorians the envy of the rest of Australia.
Sightings from the Edge - May 26
May 26th, 2014 by Eddie Harran
Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about about the centre, follow us on Twitter.
Deloitte Digital wins top prize in the Retail category for the CommBank Albert Hackathon
May 22nd, 2014 by Kelly Jennings
Deloitte Digital put together a highly talented and diverse team to compete at this year’s CommBank Albert Hackathon, working on the Android platform. The team brought their A game and ultimately managed to claim victory with their solution, incorporating the merchant’s culture into the app and enabling easy payment and booking options for customers. Here is their journey and some of their key takeaways on how to survive (and potentially win) a hackathon.
WhatsApp wasn’t overvalued
March 21st, 2014 by Peter Evans-Greenwood
Our latest blog entry was written by Peter Evans-Greenwood, futurist, advisor, and fellow at Deloitte's Centre for the Edge. You can find further insights on the intersection between business and technology from Peter on his personal blog.
SXSW round up: Pitfalls and potential for wearable technology
March 20th, 2014 by Tom Champion
Our latest blog entry has been put together by Tom Champion (@AusztralTom), who was sent over to the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival to act as Deloitte Digital's man on the ground. Be sure to check out Tom's previous entry if you haven't already, and keep your eyes on our Twitter account and blog for more to come.
Transforming the Government service experience through mobile technology
August 29th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
Deloitte’s recent report “Gov on the Go, Boosting public sector productivity by going mobile” uncovers the productivity gap between the public and private sector and the role disruptive technology can play to improve our quality of service.
It’s (almost) all about me. Workplace 2030: Built for us.
August 5th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
Commissioned by AMP Capital, Deloitte have released a report that looks at the future of work, workplaces and the workforce. With power shifting from institutions to individuals, the workplace of the future will be all about me, and ‘we’ will have different needs, and have different potentials, than the workforce of today.
The Age of the Digital Omnivore
July 11th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
A Deloitte survey into the media habits and preferences of over 2000 Australians has shown that the convergence of multiple devices is at the core of how we consume media.
The Connected Workplace report
June 13th, 2013 by Deloitte Digital
A new joint report from Deloitte and Google shows that workplace IT could be the secret weapon to attracting and retaining staff in the growing ‘war for talent’ in Australia.
SXSW Interactive 2013
May 17th, 2013 by Steve Hallam
South by Southwest (SxSW) is a festival and conference of music, film and interactivity held annually in Austin, Texas. This year, speakers at the SxSW Interactive slice ranged from CEOs of the most noted digital companies to Al Gore.
Steve Hallam, partner at Deloitte Digital, was in attendance and reported back on where digital is heading in 2013 and beyond.
Taking leadership in a digital economy
November 30th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
To fulfil Australia’s potential to take a leadership position in an increasingly global and digital economy Australian corporate leaders must accept this accountability and direct their resources accordingly.
Mobility and the importance of APIs
October 11th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
A lot of focus is centred on user experience in mobile applications – and rightly so. However if you are treating your data and API requirements as an afterthought, you do so at your peril.
Serendipity and your smartphone
September 28th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
A new wave of intelligent smartphone services wants to influence your behaviour with personalised, contextually relevant recommendations. We look at how these services learn about you and use this information to help you make better informed decisions; and how much further they may be able to go in the future.
Acceleration of Digital Disruption
September 20th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
Frank Farrall has been interviewed by Sky News regarding the recently released Digital Disruption Report.
Prepared for the worst, ready for the best?
September 10th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
Businesses have already begun to see the impact that Digital Disruption will have on their bottom line and it is transforming the way they operate and how they engage with their customers.
How smart tablets can unleash your potential
July 26th, 2012 by Deloitte Digital
The use of tablets and smartphones is only just beginning. Almost 3 million people already use tablets and that is expected to grow to 11 million by 2016.
Mobile Design – User Experience
July 11th, 2012 by Lorrae Strahorn
Our first two blog posts covered finding the reason for your mobile app, understanding the culture and understanding your audience. With the theory behind us, in our third and final post it’s time to look at the practicalities of mobile design.
Mobile Design – Understanding your audience
July 4th, 2012 by Lorrae Strahorn
The first part of this series discussed the importance of finding a place for your mobile solution in the market by understanding the mobile market more broadly.
We now look at the value of user insights in crafting your approach to the mobile market and deciding on how you approach the design of your solution.
Mobile Design - Understanding the Mobile Culture
February 14th, 2012 by Lorrae Strahorn
In the first of a three-part series, Lorrae Strahorn explains what you should consider before embarking on the creation of a mobile experience for your business. Laying a good foundation, as with anything that you do, is essential.
August 10th, 2011 by Deloitte Digital
Damian, one of Deloitte Digital’s developers, was interviewed by Blackberry for their Developer Channel.
RMIT Talking Business interview with Frank Farrall
April 28th, 2011 by Deloitte Digital
Frank Farrall, National Leader of Deloitte Australia’s Online Consulting Practice, was recently interviewed for RMIT’s ‘Talking Business’.